Socket Wall Area

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Lots of sun!
20 mins
Up and Down
Abseil
Tidal

Although not as impressive as the other sections of Carn Barra, the Socket Wall provides some worthwhile easier climbs that are very sheltered.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Socket Arete
Short in stature, but not in interest. Start at the base of the blunt arete with a heavily pock-marked right wall.14m. Pull...
 
1 Stars
Technical
VS 4c
2
Cumbelloe
The centre of the pock-marked wall is high in the grade and very sustained. As a consequence it feels a lot bigger than it...
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
HS 4b
3
Socket Wall
A fine little climb that packs a mean punch low down. Start at the right end of the overhangs at the base of the pock-marked...
 
1 Stars
Strong
S 4b
4
Glass Arete
The tall arete that defines the right side of the wall is a striking line. Start at the base of the arete.20m. Climb the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
E3 5c
5
Sleazy Corner
The eye-catching wide corner-crack is deceptive both in style and protection possibilities. Start at the base of the lower...
 
1 Stars
VD
6
Peel Crack
A magnificently-positioned climb. Start at a small corner below a ledge and thin crack in the upper wall. Photo on page...
 
2 Stars
Technical
HVD